Lexpert Publishes Special Edition: Infrastructure 2020

Lexpert published the Special Edition: Infrastructure 2020 on September 3rd.

The Lexpert Special Edition: Infrastructure profiles Lexpert-ranked lawyers whose focus is servicing clients in the Infrastructure industry

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Adjudication, virtual dispute resolution in overdrive
Prompt payment legislation and a new openness to virtual hearings have helped speed up dispute resolution

Government priorities shift with COVID-19

As the pandemic forces workers to stay home, office buildings and roads may make way for internet infrastructure, and the public-private partnership model may make a comeback as government debt grows

Investments not abating despite pandemic

Governments are still prepared to invest in infrastructure to keep the economy moving, but increased costs in the COVID era mean the private sector is seeking relief from the public sector

New delivery models see uptick

An alliance of parties that delivers a project assumes less of the risk, and the contracts can include provisions intended to ensure there are no disputes